Martinez: Baines injury a disaster

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first_img “We were preparing for the Watford game and in one incident in training, he blocks the ball and it hits him in exactly the same place where he had surgery a few months back. “It was devastating, because he had worked so hard and looked stronger than ever – I don’t think I had seen him looking as powerful and refreshed in the last two seasons. Then there was this big knock. “We still have to find out how long it will be, but it is not going to be just two or three weeks – I think it is going to be a little bit longer than that.” Asked if Baines would need another operation, Martinez added: “We don’t know at this stage, but it could be. “The surgery was to reinforce that ligament in his ankle and we still need to see the real extent of the damage. After the inflammation, we will find out.” Martinez also had news on Everton winger Kevin Mirallas, who was substituted in the second half minutes after appearing to pick up a knock in a challenge with Watford’s Valon Behrami. The manager told evertontv: “He wanted to stay on the pitch, clearly. “But he had a really nasty tackle and we’re going to be assessing him in the next 48 hours. “He tried to stay on, he couldn’t and now we’ll see what the extent of the injury is.” Everton boss Roberto Martinez has described as a “disaster” the fresh ankle setback that looks set to sideline defender Leighton Baines for a considerable period. The club announced on Saturday ahead of their Barclays Premier League opener against Watford that Baines would miss the game having sustained a knock to the ankle on which he had surgery in May, a procedure that forced him to sit out the final two matches of last season. And when asked about the 30-year-old England full-back after Everton’s 2-2 draw with the Hornets, Martinez said: “We don’t know how long he will be out for, but it has been a real disaster. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more


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first_imgMORE COVERAGEGraphical breakdown of Syracuse’s 80-75 loss at PittsburghWhat we learned after Syracuse’s 80-75 loss at PittsburghLimited minutes for Thompson and Battle sting Syracuse in 80-75 loss to PittsburghTyler Lydon held to only 8 points in Syracuse’s 80-75 loss at PittsburghGallery: Syracuse loses to Pittsburgh, 80-75 Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Published on February 11, 2017 at 7:23 pm Following Syracuse’s (16-10, 8-5 Atlantic Coast) 80-75 loss at Pittsburgh (14-11, 3-9), our beat writers Connor Grossman and Paul Schwedelson discuss where SU stands. And with five games left, what does Syracuse have to do from here? Facebook Twitter Google+last_img


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first_img Submit StumbleUpon Presenting its H1 2017 results (period ending 30 June), FTSE-listed gambling technology group Playtech Plc has declared a strong ‘cash generating’ performance recording growth throughout its core metrics combined with KPI gains across its product divisions.Driven by growth in its ‘regulated markets’ activity, combined with the strong performance of its flagship casino division (up 28%), Playtech would achieve period group revenues of €421.6 million up 25% on H1 2016: €337 million.The firm’s strengthened commercial pipeline would see the company declare a period EBITDA of €171 million, up 19% on H1 2016: €143 million.A confident Playtech governance stated that its performance gains were a testament to a ‘proven model’ which had created an effective cash generating business. Closing a busy H1 2017 period Playtech governance would declare ‘reported ’group profits of €90 million (H1 2016: €49 million).At present, the company holds a ‘Gross Cash’ position of €536 million (December 2016: €545 million) and €376 million when adjusted (December 2016: €392 million)Detailing period operational highlights, the gambling technology provider noted that it had secured vital contract renewals with leading UK betting operators Paddy Power Betfair, Sky Bet and Betfred through its Playtech BGT sports division.The company continues to invest in its multi-channel strategy for tier 1 operators, undertaking investment in its live casino product development, and seeking to faster integrate new tech and games assets.Alan JacksonAlan Jackson, Chairman of Playtech, commented on H1 2017 performance: “The proven strength of the Playtech model was once again demonstrated with a strong H1 performance driven by both underlying growth and recent acquisitions. As always, Playtech’s performance has been converted into strong cash generation enabling a 10% increase in the interim dividend, in line with the progressive dividend policy.“The first half of the year saw Playtech’s Gaming Division deliver strong growth with double-digit underlying growth and recent acquisitions integrated and performing in line with expectations.  Playtech has also continued to execute on its industry leading omni-channel solution by deepening its offering in key verticals with the integration of Playtech BGT Sports creating a fully integrated best-in-class sports technology solution and the launch of the world’s largest Live Casino studio in Latvia, revolutionising the offering in a growing and dynamic channel.“As with the Gaming Division, momentum in the Financials Division continued with improvements across all KPIs. The announced acquisition of assets from Alpha brings an important new B2B revenue stream and the creation of TradeTech Group as our operating and corporate brand for the business is an important milestone and better reflects the broadening of the division’s offering towards a full turnkey B2B financial trading solution.“Taken all together, this proven platform for growth across the business has again delivered a strong performance and management remain confident of further strategic progress in the second half of 2017.” Share Sharelast_img read more